Cot death babies may lack vital protein which helps them breathe

Cot death babies may lack vital protein which helps them to breathe At least 300 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly every year Scientists have pinpointed a gene that meant young mice were more likely to struggle with oxygen intake – they think the same effect could occur in humans | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 6 September 2012 Cot death babies may lack a vital protein that helps them to breathe, according to new research.

Hundreds of women need to have smear tests retaken – after medic found to be carrying out tests incorrectly for 13 YEARS

Hundreds of women need to have smear tests retaken – after medic found to be carrying out tests incorrectly for 13 YEARS | UPDATED: 14:38 GMT, 23 May 2012 Smear tests are offered to women aged 25 to 64 and test for pre-cancerous cells Hundreds of women have been told they need to have their smear tests retaken – after discovering that a member of staff had been carrying out tests incorrectly for 13 YEARS.

Mother conceives six times in five years despite using every contraceptive precaution

I can”t stop getting pregnant! Mother conceives six times in five years despite using every contraceptive precaution A young mother who has tried every form of contraception possible has baffled doctors by falling pregnant six times in five years. Gemma Potter, 23, has repeatedly conceived despite using condoms, the pill, the coil, progesterone injections and an implant